Branson in the Spring
Branson has been, and probably always will be, a favorite tour with our customers who have enjoyed the “Branson Experience” previously with us. And, for those seeking their first “Branson Experience”. We have designed a Branson tour for the Spring of 2019 with new shows and features not seen by most that have been on our previous Branson trips. Those that have never experienced the Branson Experience will be thrilled with this fun filled itinerary.
Monday, May 13, 2019
7:00 AM – Depart Cedar Rapids Sam’s Club behind Burger King
Coffee, rolls and refreshments of choice on board. Additional pick up locations available in route.
10:00 AM – Brunch at Fiddlestiks Restaurant, Hannibal MO. On your own.
5:00 PM – Check in at Grand Oaks Hotel
All Non Smoking Hotel! Complimentary Hot Breakfast, Interior Corridors, Elevator, Indoor & Outdoor Pools, Jacuzzi Whirlpools, Sun Deck, Exercise Room, Guest Laundry, Conference, Hospitality Rooms,Room AmenitiesLocation: 2315 Green Mountain Dr. Branson Mo. Phone: 417-336-6423
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM - Outback Steak & Oyster Bar Option #2 Dinner
Choose one entree : Outback 7 oz. Grilled Chicken Breast, OR 6 oz. Top Sirloin, OR Catfish Dinner. All entrees served with Baked Potato, Vegetable of the Day, Salad, Bread, Dessert, Coffee or Tea.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Rick Thomas
Rick Thomas is a premier illusionist having completed five world tours covering over 50 countries. He performs the most intriguing and innovative grand illusions in the world with a style unlike any other magical entertainer. His stage presence is unmatched as he weaves magic, music and dance into a seamless spectacle. The slick showmanship of Rick Thomas is a riveting visual delight and he is a triumph of personality and presentation! @ Andy Williams Performing Arts Center
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM - Dogwood Canyon Wildlife Tour & Canyon Picnic
Step aboard comfortable, open-air trams and explore the beauty of Dogwood Canyon on this tour. Wind through the canyon floor, basket past towering bluffs and waterfalls, crossing creek beds and stone bridges, and splash through spring-fed waters. On to Arkansas where herds of bison, elk, white tail deer and longhorn cattle roam the upper reaches of the Canyon.
Included Picnic Lunch: Choose ham & cheddar or turkey & swiss, served with marinated pasta salad, seasonal fruit, potato chips, chocolate chip cookie, lemonade, iced tea or water. @Dogwood Canyon
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM - #1 Hits Of The 60’s & 50’s Too
This show touches over 100 songs from the great artists of the 60′s and 50′s – Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, The Supremes, Paul Anka, Buddy Holly, Petula Clark, and The Beatles, just to name a few. Add over 100 costume changes, fun video and a talented cast of seven and you’ve got the recipe for the show dubbed “The Most Fun You’ll have In Branson.”. The thing that really distinguishes #1 Hits of the 60′s (& 50′s too) is that each and every performer on stage is passionate about the fact that the unforgettable music and its connection to the audience is what’s important. @ Clay Cooper Theatre
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM - Charlie’s Steak & Ribs Dinner Feast
Dinner includes: Smoked Ribs, Brisket, and Chicken, Baked Potato served with Salad, Dinner Roll, Dessert, and Choice of Beverage ( Coffee, Tea or Water ). @ Charlie’s Steak & Ribs
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Step-on Guide 3 Hr. Tour
Our travels will take us through the beautiful hills and valleys of the Ozarks to Table Rock Dam and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. From there we move on to the College of the Ozarks, with a stop at the Keeter Center. We then will drive to historical downtown Branson.
Join Showboat’s Master of Ceremonies as he presents a troupe of talented performers, backed by our house band, for a musical journey of the 60’s , 70’ & 80’s. In addition, witness as the cast recreates some of the most memorable soundtrack moments in Cinema and be amazed by the rhythm of the Showboat’s Deckhands.
Included Lunch: Garden salad, Roll, Honey Citrus Chicken, Slow Cooked Pot Roast in Gravy, Steamed Green Beans with Butter & Seasoning, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Lemon Berry Ice Cream Pie, Iced Tea or Coffee. @ Showboat Branson Belle
3:00 PM - Branson Landing Shopping
The Branson Landing – where shopping, dining & entertainment take center stage. The Branson Landing offers more than 100 storefronts for shopping, restaurants and accommodations. Easily walkable, it is less than a mile long with a central, open-air promenade and a lakeside boardwalk. The crown jewel of the Landing is its town square — an open plaza at the center of the mall, featuring a $7.5 million Fountain Show with lights, fire, water and music. Visitors can sit and watch the choreographed display of 120-foot fountain geysers and fire columns.
5:30 PM - Pickin Porch Grill Dinner (white)
Choose one option: Fried Catfish with 2 Sides, OR Pulled Pork Plate with 2 Sides, OR Chicken Tenders with 2 Sides, OR Grilled Chicken Plate with 2 Sides, Sides: ( French Fries, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans or Potato Salad ). OR Smoked Chicken Served on a Bed of Mixed Greens, OR Crispy Chicken on a Bed of Mixed Greens. ( Dressing of your Choice ). Drink Included. @ Branson Craft Mall
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM - Clay Cooper’s Country Express
Clay Cooper has proven to be one INCREDIBLE entertainer and is now celebrating his 32nd season performing as of 2018. Supported by his cast of 24 veteran performers, this high energy show is filled with singing, dancing, trick-roping, comedy and much more! Clay Cooper’s Country Express has something for everyone with great visual effects and a variety of music-old and new country, current hits, rock, gospel, and patriotic. Clay hangs out after every show, greeting the audience and meeting new fans!
Thursday, May 16, 2019
7:00 AM - Bags out of room for loading and Departure
8:30 AM - Load Bus and depart for Cedar Rapids. Multiple rest stops in route.
5:30 PM - Arrive at Sam’s Club Cedar Rapids
6:30 PM - Call all of your friends that did not make the trip and tell them what a great time you had.
Travel via luxury motorcoach equipped with restroom, AC, power outlets and DVD. And, of course the wonderful “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere” Gold Crown Travel, well stocked beverage cart.
$825 - Per Person, Single Occupancy
$725 - Per Person, Double Occupancy